Archive for May, 2013

Western Conference final team capsules: Los Angeles Kings (NBC Sports)

By at 31 May, 2013, 5:13 pm

News, notes, stats and more about Los Angeles as it preps for the Western Conference finals.


Bruins-Penguins Preview (The Associated Press)

By at 31 May, 2013, 3:46 pm

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The NHL’s most unlikely postseason success story is nearly bald, his hairline an unwitting casualty to three decades spent hidden under a goaltender’s mask.


Pittsburgh Penguins (1) vs. Boston Bruins (4): Puck Daddy’s NHL 2013 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview (Puck Daddy)

By at 31 May, 2013, 3:03 pm

This is the Eastern Conference Final that many expected, especially after both teams were aggressive at the trade deadline, including one big deal that ended with Jarome Iginla choosing the Pittsburgh Penguins over the Boston Bruins.
The Penguins wer…


TSN’s Dreger thinks Luongo would refuse to report to Canucks’ training camp (NBC Sports)

By at 31 May, 2013, 6:03 am

In other words, he’ll attempt to force Vancouver to trade him if it comes to that.


Pick 6: NHL’s final 4 feature last 4 Cup champions (The Associated Press)

By at 31 May, 2013, 1:03 am

The final four teams in the NHL playoffs feature the last four champions for the second time in league history and for the first time since 1945, when the league consisted of just the Original Six.


The Fab Four: It’s an NHL dream scenario as conference finals feature past four champions (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 30 May, 2013, 3:30 pm

NHL conference finals: The league’s most recent champions – Pittsburgh Penguns (2009), Chicago Blackhawks (2010), Boston Bruins (2011) and Los Angeles Kings (201) – have a shot at another Stanley Cup.


Unsung Hero: Mark Eaton’s long road back to Penguins, playoffs (Puck Daddy)

By at 30 May, 2013, 2:30 pm

Mark Eaton didn’t have a contract after last season, when he played 62 games with the New York Islanders and was a minus-17. He didn’t find any takers during the summer free-agent frenzy. Then the lockout arrived, and was settled four months later …


Why dynasties need to be redefined for modern sports leagues (The Hockey News)

By at 29 May, 2013, 2:30 pm

In the salary cap era of big-league sports, the ability to construct a team that dominates as the Oilers once did is near impossible. But the Kings are putting up a fight to repeat


Discover ‘Road to the Cup’: Pittsburgh Penguins (NBC Sports)

By at 28 May, 2013, 10:04 am

Lighting it up en route to the Eastern Conference finals.